To set up poster
File --> Page Set up
Choose Custom, and set size in Inches
To Save to .PDF.
File --> Download as
Choose PDF Document
Open a blank PowerPoint page
On the Design Tab - choose Slide Size (Custom)
Change Width to 36 in and Height to 24 in.
Use "Insert" to make Text Boxes and insert Pictures
To Save to .PDF
File-->Export -->Create PDF
Save on a USB drive
Posters are visual presentations - the text and graphics should support each other
Write your Research Paper, first
Then, sketch your design arranging your sections in 3 or 4 columns; following a logical sequence, such as a section for your Abstract, Main Idea, Summary or Conclusion and the References or bibliography
Get to the point and LIMIT your text. Use photos, figures, and tables to tell your story
Blocks of text: for a cleaner look, do a Full Justify
Use only 2-3 colors
Suggested Type Sizes (approx)
FYI - 100 point font is approximately 1" high
Grace College Logo
First-Year Foundations Logo
Main parts of your poster may include:
*Max width is 36" x any desired length.
Poster Printer Costs:
PLEASE NOTE: This printer is reserved for large, single posters. If you have multiple advertising posters (11x17 or smaller), you may want to use a printer/copier with regular paper or contact Bartel Printing in Warsaw.
310 Cedar Street Warsaw, IN 46580